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Re: 6 Surprising Things That Are Not Hurt by Inflation

Doc ·
Very Interesting. Would like to know why though.
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Re: 6 Surprising Things That Are Not Hurt by Inflation

irishnanny ·
interesting, wish there were more lower prices
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Re: How Much Is Gas on Average?

MackinMama ·
Hi! This won't change the gas prices where you are but maybe it'll help in knowing that although the cost is seemingly outrageous all over at least you're not in LA paying $6+/gal. The lowest I've seen recently is $6.09 and yet the traffic is as bad as ever. Sending good vibes to everyone & hope we all get through this as unscathed as possible.
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Re: How Much Is Gas on Average?

oneyedeb ·
Too (****) high! lol
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Re: How Much Is Gas on Average?

ThriftyOver50 ·
Gas is $4.79 per gal in my town in SW New Mexico. I haven't seen $5 per gal yet and hope I don't but it's edging up close. I live in a small town of about 14,000 population and if we can walk or ride our bikes we do to avoid driving much.
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Re: As inflation continues to rise, how is it affecting you the most?

Polly- ·
OK, this is bragging a bit, but I have a somewhat new Amazon Fresh in my neighborhood. Recently, they have been mailing out circulars in the local area with coupons for $20 off a purchase of $40 or more. Well, they don't have the greatest prices, but when you can get 45 to 50% off, it is a pretty good deal. They don't have everything I need to buy either, but I'm getting what I can there. The fact that a lot of my neighbors don't look at coupons so I can grab a bunch of extras from the...
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Re: As inflation continues to rise, how is it affecting you the most?

Chrissy Goff ·
I am using coupons and apps to get the most for my buck. Buying less fancy foods and going back to the foods from my childhood. Easy and cheap meals using pressure cooker and crockpot like my mom did.
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Re: As inflation continues to rise, how is it affecting you the most?

Donna Morgan ·
I have planted a larger garden this year and will be canning more of our own food.
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Re: As inflation continues to rise, how is it affecting you the most?

Big Lew ·
My income can't keep up, as the last time I got a raise was in May 2013. Yes very true.
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Re: As inflation continues to rise, how is it affecting you the most?

irishnanny ·
food and gas prices
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Re: As inflation continues to rise, how is it affecting you the most?

Moore Income ·
Seems like every day now something is getting more expensive. Just went to get my monthly haircut to find it went from $16 to $18. A couple bucks here and there may not seem like much but when you add it up across many different items and categories, it really starts to make a significant dent in buying power.
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Re: As inflation continues to rise, how is it affecting you the most?

Mexpensive ·
Gas is through the roof. Everything and I mean everything is more and more expensive each time you go to the store. it makes you wonder when will it stop or should I say will it ever stop? It can get depressing.
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Re: As inflation continues to rise, how is it affecting you the most?

Gabby ·
We have managed to combat some of the rising cost by combining and limiting trips where possible. I'm looking into growing more of our own herbs and vegetables if possible. I had just learned to cook with more raw ingredients right before the intense price hikes, and have been bummed to have to limit my learning just because we can't afford some ingredients. At this point it's costing nearly as much to cook from home as it would be to just get take out, especially where meats are concerned...
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Re: As inflation continues to rise, how is it affecting you the most?

Big Lew ·
So tell us why you are here then ? You're not helping anybody, all you're doing is ranting about what you might own and have.
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Re: As inflation continues to rise, how is it affecting you the most?

sthom ·
Everything is up. Even the home insurance went up considerably.
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Re: As inflation continues to rise, how is it affecting you the most?

PolarMoney ·
Just in a few weeks I've seen these increases - Home owners insurance up $200 Gas spending $25 more a week (recently as this number keeps going up) Raisins - $2 more Protein drink - $5 more Frozen chicken tenders - $3 more Electric bill $100 more than this time last year And I'm at least 1 year away from a pay increase.
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Re: As inflation continues to rise, how is it affecting you the most?

SWP63 ·
The only thing cheap in the supermarket is me!
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As inflation continues to rise, how is it affecting you the most?

The Penny Hoarder ·
Inflation: Prices on the Rise Inflation is rising. That means stuff costs more. But your budget (and your paycheck) likely still need to catch up. What aspects of your daily life has inflation affected the most? Are there any steps you're taking to beat inflation and bulk up your purchasing power? Related content from The Penny Hoarder 12 Ways to Fight Price Inflation and Manage Rising Costs How the Fed Interest Rate Increase Will Affect You — And It Will Tame the Lifestyle Inflation Beast...
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Re: Inflation and Food Purchases

Michael McCarville ·
I went to a food pantry last week. While I didn't receive a lot, especially after waiting for over an hour in the heat, I did realize how bad folks have it and it made me more grateful for what I do have. Watch out for politicians that want to cut SNAP. Best of luck to you
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Re: Inflation and Food Purchases

redcatcec ·
Paula said the magic words "Prior to Biden", that tells you the answer to many of our current inflationary problems that are hitting many Americans smack in the face, from gas prices, interest rates, increased prices on products that are increasing taxes on what we pay on them, the housing market, our economy is in shambles. Americans have SNAP (formerly called food stamps), EBT (everybody pays but them) cards and you should see what they buy at supermarkets...young able bodied people are...
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Inflation and Food Purchases

Paula Reilly ·
I currently receive $240 in SNAP and I made 5 visits to 99Cent store, Walmart, Luckys ( supermarket). I only have $24 left to use for the rest of the month. I am not an overspender and look for the lowest prices. Prior to Biden I spent about $120 a month. How are you all coping? What if you are not as lucky and poor enough to receive SNAP?
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